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Meet The Team

Meet Helen

Having joined The Council in 2021, Helen leads the commercial activity within Human Resources, including HR Advisory, Employment Support, and Resourcing Solutions. Helen has worked in Human Resources as an education recruiter and manager for over 7 years and prior to this, she was a music teacher. She has experience recruiting across all phases of education and roles, from support staff to SLT. Additionally, she has been a SEND specialist recruiter and Team Teach trainer, so has extensive experience recruiting for complex roles within specialist settings. Helen works in a consultative capacity to provide advice and guidance, striving to deliver a personalised recruitment experience for every school. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the flute and piano, walking, reading, regaling others with tales of her mad cats and being an auntie to her two nieces.

Meet Chloe

Chloe is a recent addition to the Resourcing Solutions Education Team, having joined The Council in June 2022. Chloe comes from a marketing background, working for four years for a local magazine. Her role focused on print marketing, copywriting, graphic design, sales, social media, and networking. Chloe uses her marketing experience to write compelling adverts and her networking and people skills to communicate with clients and candidates. Prior to her marketing ventures, Chloe graduated from The University of York in 2018, achieving a BA in History of Art. Chloe enjoys; Formula 1, history documentaries, art, animals, and country walks.

Meet Sarah

Sarah joined the team in August 2022 as Education Resourcing Partner. Sarah will be supporting with recruitment for both teaching and senior leadership, bringing a wealth of expertise. Sarah has over 15 years’ experience in recruitment including 7 years’ experience as a Recruitment Officer at an independent school in Oxford, where her responsibility was the full cycle of recruitment of all teaching and support roles. Sarah has invaluable, first-hand experience of the specialist needs of recruiting in schools and is safer recruitment trained. New to North Yorkshire, having relocated in November 2021, in her spare time, Sarah enjoys getting to know the local area, amateur dramatics and binge watching Netflix true crime documentaries.

Meet Mia

Mia joined The Council as Digital Marketing and Talent Resourcing Adviser in late 2021. She has over eight years of Digital Marketing experience with companies such as Sony and Hilton. Mia leads marketing communication, developing marketing campaigns, overseeing marketing strategy, social media, digital channels, and reporting on campaign success. Additionally, she focuses on driving attraction and performance to deliver compelling campaigns for hard to fill roles. Mia enjoys theatre, music, and hiking in Yorkshire Moors, especially the longest green lane in the UK.

Meet Claire

Claire joined the Resourcing Solutions Team in March 2022 and is responsible for maintaining the websites and social media channels that promote education recruitment. Claire comes from an education background, working as a tutor throughout her university career. Following graduation, she became a Houseparent in boarding schools in West Sussex and North Yorkshire. In 2021, Claire began studying towards a Master’s Degree in Global Media and Digital Culture, which inspired her to pursue a career in media, communications, and digital. Claire’s hobbies include going trail running, caring for her extensive houseplant collection, and spending time with her dog Hobsy.